Gravity Waves and Neutrinos: The Later Work of Joseph Weber

@article{Franklin2010GravityWA,
  title={Gravity Waves and Neutrinos: The Later Work of Joseph Weber},
  author={Allan D. Franklin},
  journal={Perspectives on Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={119-151}
}
  • A. Franklin
  • Published 12 April 2010
  • Physics
  • Perspectives on Science
How does the physics community deal with the subsequent work of a scientist whose earlier work has been regarded as incorrect? An interesting case of this involves Joseph Weber whose claim to have observed gravitational waves was rejected by virtually all of the physics community, although Weber himself continued to defend his work until his death in 2000. In the course of this defense Weber made a startling suggestion regarding the scattering of neutrinos. I will summarize the history of… 
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